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Stocks were on track to end significantly higher Friday and for the fourth straight week as traders began to gain more confidence in the future health of the economy. Caterpillar and Alcoa rose, Oracle fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
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The Federal Reserve said it could be years before this country’s back on its feet. Luckily for investors, though, the rest of the world should carry us along.
Odds of a double dip continue to drop. We now have three companies in three different fields that have not tried to dampen expectations for the second half of the year: Intel in tech, CSX in transports, and Alcoa in aluminum.
If the academics spent as much time on individual companies as they did the political theater in Washington, they’d agree.
Considering Intel just reported their best results in the company's 42-year history, are we looking at a brand new bull?
CSX was not a fluke: after the close Dow Transports component Expeditors International said Q2 earnings will fall within $0.38-$0.40, above consensus of $0.30. EXPD is a freight forwarder: they buy air and cargo space on big volume and then resell it to customers.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, the sixth straight session of gains, as investors focused on earnings and shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal. .
What double dip? Two important blows against the "double dip" school today: GE CEO Jeff Immelt, in an interview on our air, said: "When you look at all the early indicators that we look at, like media buy, rail loading, passenger miles—all key early indicators—are trending better.
New data suggests shorts have fled stocks ahead of earnings. Does that suggest the only place to go is up?
The economy will continue to gradually recover, and doesn't appear headed for a slowdown, Michael Ward, chairman of CSX, told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal, instead focusing on earnings. The Dow jumped over 100 points at the start, led by Alcoa, after the company kicked off earnings season with a beat. Apple shares fell.
The global markets on a distinct three month pattern that begins with earnings and ends with policy makers. As a purveyor and observer of newsflow, there appears to be a distinct pattern to our investment world right now. Not surprisingly, it is a quarterly time frame.
S&P 500 futures are up almost 1 percent pre-open, Europe up 1 to 2 percent. This would be the sixth straight up day for U.S. markets. Yesterday, the S&P 500 posted its first 5-day win streak since April.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
The Dow pulled off its fifth straight gain Monday, led by Microsoft. Alcoa fell.